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Research story on the Oxford Science Blog

Read about “Lakes as well as oceans: understanding new evidence of the impact of climate change in the Early Jurassic Period” on http://www.ox.ac.uk/news/science-blog/lakes-well-oceans-understanding-new-evidence-impact-climate-change-early-jurassic

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Shell Basin Modelling course, 14 – 15 March 2016

Andy Bell and Lorcan Kennan (Shell) gave us a short course about their basin modelling work.  This is a course normally run in the company, but they provided it to the Shell-Oxford research group to help us put our results … Continue reading

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Shell-led workshop, 15 – 16 February 2016

James Eldrett (Shell) visited Shell-Oxford research group on the 15th–19th of February 2016. James gave a two day awareness workshop and met with postgraduate students to discuss their individual DPhil-projects.

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Exploring the Rhone delta canyons in Lake Geneva since François-Alphonse Forel

Dr Pablo Corella Aznar of SNRC gave a talk on the 10th February 2016 Dr Pablo Corella Aznar finished his BSc (2006) and MSc (2008) in Earth Sciences at the University of Zaragoza. He did his PhD in sedimentary geology (2011) at … Continue reading

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Shell-Oxford mid-project review, 25 November 2015

Attendees   Shell: Glen Cayley, Keith Gerdes, James Eldrett, Olaf Podlaha, Dirk Smit, Ben Stephenson, Sander van den Boorn, Pieter van Rensbergen Oxford PIs: Joe Cartwright (Chair), Gideon Henderson, Stephen Hesselbo (now at University of Exeter), Hugh Jenkyns, Don Porcelli Visiting … Continue reading

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Weimu Xu Awarded Climate Conference Prize

Congratulations to Weimu Xu, DPhil student with the Oxford-Shell Research Lab, who was awarded the prize for best student oral contribution during the Conference “Climates of the past – lessons for the future.” The conference was held from July 5th … Continue reading

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Natural Resources seminar series, Hilary Term 2015

Programme: 28/01, Dr Anna Korre: CO2 storage site characterisation, monitoring and risk assessment 04/02, Prof Guy Plint: Dynamic linkages between subsidence, stratal geometry, facies distributions and Cordilleran deformation: Cretaceous of Western Canada Foreland Basin. 11/02, Prof Bruce Levell: Oil, Glaciation … Continue reading

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CGG Donates Hampson-Russell Software to University of Oxford

CGG GeoSoftware has donated its Hampson-Russell geophysical software suite, covering all aspects of seismic exploration and reservoir characterization, to the University of Oxford in the UK. The donated software suite, worth over $600,000, will enable students to better explore quantitative … Continue reading

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Workshop on seismic characterisation of fluid flow in basins and fractures in mudrocks, 19 – 20 November 2014

Workshop on seismic characterisation of fluid flow in basins and fractures in mudrocks took place in Oxford on 19 – 20 November 2014 The following presentations were held Basin Scale Fluid Flow Claudia Bertoni: Scope of Fluids Theme, Result Highlights … Continue reading

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Dr Erdem Idiz of Shell gave talks at the Department of Earth Sciences

22/10 – 26/11/2014: Dr Erdem Idiz, Shell’s leading technical expert in petroleum geochemistry and basin modelling, gave series of talks on petroleum systems analysis. The following topics were covered: 1. Intro/What is Oil and Gas What is a Petroleum System … Continue reading

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